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In Photos: Everything You Need To Know About Kacie McDonnell

A general view of the Villanova's basketball court.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 10: The Villanova Wildcats (L) shoot the ball with the Xavier Musketeers during warmups at the Wells Fargo Center on January 10, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images)

kacie mcdonnell wears a villanova jersey.


As you might have heard, there will be multiple broadcasts of Saturday night's Final Four contests. The main broadcast, which will feature Jim Nantz, Grant Hill, Bill Raftery and Tracy Wolfson, will be shown on TBS. But each team will also have its own "Team Stream" broadcast featuring famous alums of their respective schools.

Villanova's broadcast will feature Scott Graham, Brian Finneran and Kacie McDonnell. 

McDonnell, a 2012 graduate of Villanova, is a rising star in the industry. She can be seen on both 41 Action News and as a sideline reporter for soccer club Sporting KC. 

Where is she from? How did she get her start? Is she single? Read on to learn the answers to these questions and more.

In Photos: Everything You Need To Know About Kacie McDonnell

Where Is Kacie McDonnell From?

McDonnell, who is 25 years old, attended high school in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, before heading to Villanova. She graduated from the university in 2012, majoring in Communication. 

While in school, she worked as an on-air model for QVC in West Chester, Pennsylvania. It certainly wouldn't be her last time on television.

How Did She Get Started?How Did Kacie McDonnell Get Started?McDonnell, after college, got her start at FOX in Philadelphia doing traffic reporting. Later, she added on an anchor position for the station's morning show, FOX 29 Good Day Philadelphia. In 2013, she also did pregame and sideline reporting for the Philadelphia Eagles on FOX.

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How Did She Wind Up In Kansas City?How Did Kacie McDonnell Wind Up In KC?McDonnell, in 2014, was dating Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray - one of the best signal-callers in college football. Murray, in April, was drafted in the fifth round of the NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs.McDonnell moved to Kansas City to try to make it work with Murray as he started his professional career. The duo also got engaged. She found a job at 41 Action News - an NBC affiliate - in September. She also became Sporting KC's pre/postgame host and sideline reporter soon after.

Is McDonnell Single Now?

Is Kacie McDonnell Single?

As you probably already know, McDonnell and Murray did not work out. They ended their engagement back in January of 2015. But sorry guys, that doesn't mean that McDonnell is single.

She now dates Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer - one of the best young players in the game. 

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